I am trying to update the firmware of a Librem 13, Version 4 Laptop from Purism, because the OS-reset failed with an error message about missing firmware. coreboot_util.sh should do the job. To prepare the update I execute it on my desktop computer. The last lines are:
Set the device serial number:
1 - Extracted from your local system (Default string)
2 - Enter serial number manually
3 - Do not set a serial number
Enter your choice (default: 2): 3
Injecting serial number into firmware image
Error adding serial number to file ./firmware/pureboot-librem13v4-beta-13.1.rom
Before I tried to enter the serial number: but with no success.
Does anyone has an idea what’s going on?
hello and welcome ! i’ve encountered this ‘serial-thing’ the first time i’ve flashed coreboot on my Librem-Mini-v1 a few months ago and it isn’t a big deal if you ignore it or set it to whatever.
@MrChromebox might be able to assist you further …
that has nothing to do with the device firmware/coreboot
this was fixed a while ago, I’ll check and see what happened
I’m not able to reproduce here, either with manually setting a serial number (option 2), or setting none (option 3)
Thanks for the testing. I retried it now (after a fresh download of the core_util): and now it works
Because You @MrChromebox said, that my initial problem, which leads me to think about a firmware update, might not be solved by a firmware update, I will open a new thread about it: PureOS stops booting with firmware error
Anyway I think this issue is solved